One of the things that really appeals to me about “The New Making of a Cook” is the chapter on sauces. Ever since I have learned that they exist, I have wanted to learn how to make the “mother sauces.” This first one took quite a long time, but the results were very delicious. The… Continue reading Basic Velouté
The next chapter of recipes in our book, “The New Making of a Cook,” is called “Happy Marriages: Vegetable Broths, Meat Stocks and Consommés, and All Types of Mixed Vegetable and Meat Soups.” That is a long title! The chapter has lots of great explanations about the differences between broths, stocks, and consommés. I was… Continue reading Les Halles French Onion Soup
Hello, my name is Amy and my mission is to help my children learn how to cook. I have a daughter and a son, who are 10 and 7 years old, respectively. I am starting with my daughter because she is older, but I hope to also include my son in this experiment. My daughter’s… Continue reading Our First Recipe – Celebration Succotash Ramekins
I am so excited to start this new blog. I hope to get my kids excited about cooking while also sharing the journey I take with them. We will start with Madeleine Kamman’s “The New Making of a Cook,” which has a lot of great information about how to cook basic things that I have… Continue reading Welcome to Making of a Little Cook!